Job Information

  • Overview:

    The School of Industrial and Graphic Design at Auburn University invites qualified individuals to apply for the tenure track position of Assistant Professor of Graphic Design. The initial appointment date will be mutually agreed upon, following final selection, but no later than Fall 2017. We are interested in candidates who can play a vital role as our Graphic Design Program evolves, preparing students for both the traditional print environment as well as for the new demands of web and interactive media.

    Qualifications required for this appointment include a M.F.A. degree in graphic design from an accredited institution. Previous teaching experience in a post-secondary education environment and/or professional experience is preferred, but recent M.F.A. graduates are encouraged to apply.

    The candidate should be proficient in web design and interactive media within the visual communication discipline. Designer/candidate is expected to demonstrate skills in development tools, software and related languages as well as solid design principles and visual aesthetics with a critical understanding 
of user experience, print design and conceptual thinking. Ability to teach courses within graphic design, publication design, history, theory and/or criticism courses within the discipline is strongly desired.

    Faculty appointment includes participation in departmental, college and university extra-curricular activities, which include: research, outreach, and broadly based administrative and committee responsibilities.

    Application for the position should include 1) letter of application summarizing the candidate’s interest and qualifications; 2) 1-2 page artistic and teaching philosophy; 3) curriculum vita; 4) name, address, phone number and e-mail address of three professional references; 5) online portfolio/web site with 20 examples of professional/creative work; and 6) 20 samples of student work if available.

    Review of applications shall begin February 15, 2017 and will continue until the position is filled. The selected candidate must be able to meet eligibility requirements for work in the United States by employment date and be able to communicate effectively in English.

    Auburn University is an EEO/Vet/Disability Employer.

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  • Location: Auburn University, AL

Company Information

  • Auburn University
    School of Industrial + Graphic Design
    Auburn University AL 36849

Contact Information

  • Courtney Windham
    Phone: (334) 844-8766

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